Hop: Nectaron®


Nectaron® was developed by New Zealand's Plant & Food Research. The triploid hop that is a sister of Waimea.

Based on the bio makeup of Nectaron®, it creates a different profile when used with American and English yeast. Best used late and for dry hopping.

Nectaron® is named by putting together "Nectar of the Gods and Ron Beaston, the principle scientist at Plant and Food Research.

General Information

Alias Hort 4337
Profile Intense tropical fruit and citrus aroma. Tropical fruit is pineapple and passion fruit while the citrus is grapefruit. Peach.
Country New Zealand
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Aroma
Beer Styles India Pale Ale, North East India Pale Ale, Pale Ale


Alpha Acid 10.5 - 11.5%
Beta Acid 4.5 - 5.0%
Cohumulone 26.0 - 28.0%


Total Oil 1.7 ml/100g
Myrcene 60.0%
Humulene 16.0%
Caryophyllene 4.5%
Farnesene 0.2%

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  • 2021-09-13 19:22:23 (Added: 2021-09-13 19:22:23)

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